Category Archives: Upgrade

Using Blackboard for return of grades

Following the recent communications from the Registrar and the Exams Office regarding the elimination of white sheets and return of grades using the Blackboard Grade Centre, we’re now writing to let you know what to expect in Blackboard. What will … Continue reading

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We’re upgrading!

I’m pleased to let you know that our Blackboard Learn system will be upgraded early in January before the start of the new semester. To facilitate the upgrade, the Blackboard service will be unavailable from 5:00am Tuesday, January 6th to … Continue reading

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The future of Blackboard

Watch Stephanie Weeks talk about the new Blackboard user experience at the annual Blackboard World Conference in Las Vegas last month. It will be some time before this experience comes to Blackboard at NUI Galway, but we’re looking forward to … Continue reading

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Blackboard Upgrade News

The Blackboard Upgrade originally scheduled for the 28th July (see previous post) has been postponed. Prior to all upgrades, staff in ISS and CELT subject the new version to rigorous testing on a test server and liaise with the wider … Continue reading

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Blackboard Upgrade and Rollover – Summer 2014

I’m pleased to let you know that our Blackboard Learn system will be upgraded at the end of this month, in preparation for the new academic year. We expect that this will happen in the week beginning 28th July. For … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Student Preview

Last week I was at the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference, which took place at UCD. Among some other updates, I was really excited to learn that a Student Preview feature is on the way. All going well, this will … Continue reading

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Blackboard Festival 2013

The Learning Technologies Team at CELT is very excited to announce our first Blackboard Festival at NUI Galway, to take place from Thursday 15th to Wednesday 21st August. We have carefully planned a full schedule of events and we are … Continue reading

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